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Irish Personalities

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This newsreel is a compilation of shots of various Irish Republican leaders: Éamon de Valera, William T. Cosgrave, Terence Mac Swiney and Arthur Griffith. The opening scene is set in the courtroom of the Cork Courthouse where we see a trial in process with a focus on Terence Mac Swiney (Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of […]

Roads Searched

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This newsreel shows rural roads in Ireland being searched for damage. Royal Irish Constabulary troops check under blown up bridges for evidence of what devices were used. Police are seen putting barbed wire around a RIC barracks for protection against attacks. By early 1920, violent attacks by the IRA increased in isolated rural areas causing […]

Funeral Victims of Gun Running – Dublin

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This newsreel shows the funeral of victims of gun running, following the Bachelor’s Walk massacre on July 26th 1914. A large crowd of Irish Citizen Army members are seen in procession led by a hearse. At this time Irish Volunteers (who later became the Irish Republican Army) were actively bringing guns from Germany to Ireland […]